Culture Knowledge Base
The NFDI4Culture Knowledge Base contains guidelines, reports, and specifications by the task areas of the consortium covering all aspects of research data management in the domain of material and immaterial cultural heritage. Additionally, we provide you with curated link recommendations to high quality open educational resources.
Digitizing, Inventorizing, Enriching 3 Items
FADGI – Guidelines for Embedding Metadata in Broadcast WAVE Files (2021)
This document describes a common standard for descriptive metadata for embedding in broadcast WAVE files, one of the most commonly used container formats for storing audio files. It is accompanied by the BWF MetaEdit tool, which can be used to integrate the metadata.
FADGI – Digitizing Motion Picture Film (2016)
This is an initial guide for institutions wanting to digitize their film resources. It compares a range of film "inputs" and digital "outputs" in the conversion of picture and sound information, and concludes with a sample service description for film-to-video conversion.
FADGI – Creating and Archiving Born Digital Video (2014)
These decision-making aids and methodological notes on the production and archiving of born-digital videos focus above all on the sustainability and interoperability of the solutions. Several case studies illustrate the implementation of the recommendations.
Documenting 1 Items
Transcription of Data
The page highlights the aspect of transcription (as writing down what is spoken and observed) of qualitative research data and offers, among other things, further links for audio and video transcription as well as literature recommendations on the topic.
Overarching topics 1 Items
Research Data in Cultural Studies – an introduction
A basic introduction to research data management in the arts, cultural studies and humanities, with explanations for the most important concepts, standards and tools.
Rights & Ethics 4 Items
Guidelines for Video Uploads on Video Platforms
This decision tree provides an overview on the data protection aspects of uploading conference videos to popular video platforms as well as the processing of relevant data.
Copyright for Music
A useful compilation on copyright for music from sheet music to concert recordings. Spotlights are thrown on music on the internet, the reproduction of music and various scientific use cases – with details on the use of sheet music.
Audiovisual Materials in Research and Teaching – an Overview of Copyright Aspects
Author(s): Fabian Rack
The legal opinion (new edition of the 2015 version) explains how audiovisual materials may be used in research and teaching. It explains in which cases researchers must obtain permission and in which use is permitted by law.
Upload scientific video contributions
This document aims to explain the legal framework for video uploads to publicly accessible video portals covering video recordings with scientific content. For the detailed data protection section, you will find a flowchart on data protection for video uploads here for your…
Data sharing & publishing 1 Items
Repositories - differentiated search for repositories
re3data is a service for searching research data repositories worldwide. It is possible to search specifically by content categorization (e.g. subject areas).